Open studios comes to Paris’ Goutte d’Or

Sipping on sweet wine, berry cocktails and the odd beer is always a nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon.  Add to that a leisurely stroll around the characterful district of the Goutte d’Or, Amadou and Mariam, a catwalk  and paper making in Nepal and it must be open studios, or as the French call it ‘Portes Ouvertes’.

The popular initiative enables  artists to exhibit their work independently without the expense of going through a gallery. Most of those participating in the event simply open up their homes to the general public and hang their chef d’oeuvres on the wall for the world to see. Continue reading

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